Accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
About UND's Distance Engineering Degree Program
With the University of North Dakota's ABET-accredited distance engineering degree program, you can earn your Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering while you continue to live and work in your local community. Through online learning, employees from the following areas have earned their bachelor's degrees while continuing to work:
Department of Transportation
UND's distance engineering degree program prepares you for the responsible practice of professional engineering and provides you with the necessary skills to advance your mechanical engineering career. You will receive a well-rounded education that emphasizes creativity, critical thinking and communication skills.
As a graduate of the online program, you will:
possess the technical, leadership, and communication skills for entry-level positions in the power, aircraft, automotive, defense or other industries
gain a broad understanding of thermal sciences, mechanical design and manufacturing processes
develop critical thinking and problem solving skills using the principles of science and mathematics
experience a design project that blends scientific knowledge and engineering analysis with social and humanitarian issues
past projects include: solar cars, wind tunnels, space hardware design, nanotechnology, pressure vessel research, coal combustion, agricultural innovations and precision machining
Mechanical engineering is one of the most versatile of all the engineering disciplines. As a mechanical engineer, you may work in power, aircraft, automotive or defense industries throughout the world.